Lost treasure ships of the Oregon coast by Theodore Schellhase

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, PA .

Written in English

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  • Shipwrecks -- Oregon

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-174) and index.

Book details

StatementTheodore Schellhase.
LC ClassificationsG525 .S279 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23667891M
ISBN 109780764331978
LC Control Number2008942134

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